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  1. Not seeing it there yet but I do hope Serif Affinity confirms it's on the roadmaps. Much of my DTP work involves reports with charts and graphs, cutting and pasting and then going back to originals to edit is awkward. The result is I'm still forced to go back to Apple Pages for such work
  2. So at least that confirms you see the same behavior on Windows. So there's no text in shape. Currently, I create a text layer and group them.
  3. Text in Shape doesn't seem to work- Affinity Photo Mac Watched a demo of Affinity Photo on Windows and it shows that when hovering the Frame Text Tool over a shape it changes to a pentagon and one can type in the shape. Trying to do that with Affinity Photo 1.6.7 on Mac (High Sierra), the Frame Text Tool remains square or becomes a crosshair and in either case, typing in the shape replaces it with a Frame. Is this a difference between Mac and Windows version? Is this a bug in the Mac version? Might I be doing something wrong? Attached is what I saw from a Windows Affinity Photo user. but what I see on Mac
  4. Perhaps what's needed is an Affinity Photo Resource Guide. A listing of all online and in print training and who it's geared for. An absolute beginner would know where to go, what's worth paying for. Also a list of free resources which range from Affinity's on YouTube tutorials to the several YouTube channels posting tutorials. I do think there's a need for "jargon-free" training for the beginner that doesn't assume one has any prior experience with this or other company's paint programs. When a newbie hears the term "unsharp mask" they need to reach for the Babel Fish. Sometimes you need to know what's not there as well. I spend half a day looking for "Type on Path" only to finally be told while it's in Designer and even the beta of Publisher, it doesn't exist in Photo (yet?).
  5. Is it possible to have Text On Path in Affinity Photo? I know it's possible in Affinity Designer but I can't seem to do it in Affinity Photo. I tried creating a Path with the Pen Tool and then using the Artistic Text Tool and typing but can't get it to follow the path.
  6. Confirmed Search Help for Preferences broken on Mac. They're there. Search for Preferences doesn't find them though.
  7. Using Affinity Photo > Help > Affinity Photo Help searching Preferences shows No Results There may well be other portions broken as well.
  8. I found it in the Mac Help. It doesn't show in Search though. Search itself works. Preferences or anything related doesn't show in Search though.
  9. Interesting. I do see it in the web based version. In the Mac version under Help > Affinity Photo Help. Nothing (no results)
  10. Affinity Photo Reset individual included Swatches to Default. For example one may want to reset Greys or Colors or Gradients to default after adding those that you no longer need.
  11. Affinity Photo please include a dedicated Preferences section in Help. I did a search for Preferences in the Help Menu and in Affinity Photo Help document and nothing matches.
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